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According to a recently published study, there may be a potential class of drugs that could be administered to people suffering from sudden liver failure that could reduce the need for transplantation surgery. more

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The UK’s technology innovation provider for process manufacturing, the CPI, has announced that it is in the final stages of a collaboration project with the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute to transform the manufacture of biologics. more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

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Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have devised a new technique that targets drugs to specific cells, which may help to improve therapeutic options for immune diseases such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. more

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Supplier of research reagents, Cambridge Research Biochemicals (CRB), has signed a licence agreement with Edinburgh Innovations, which is the Innovations Management Service for The University of Edinburgh. more

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PledPharma, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, has announced the initiation of a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and tolerability of a new treatment for reducing liver damage from paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning, Aladote more

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A widely used diabetes medication could help people with a common inherited form of autism, research shows. more

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Scientists have identified a chemical compound that is highly effective at blocking the growth of breast cancer cells. more

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A drug used to treat bone pain caused by cancer makes little difference to patients’ well-being, according to research by the University of Edinburgh more

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World health experts gathered at the University of Edinburgh yesterday to find new ways of fighting antibiotic resistant infections more

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A study published in Cell shows a class of experimental drug treatments that could help the body’s immune system fight cancer and is already in clinical trials more

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Varenicline helps smokers to quit but does not increase their risk of heart attack and depression says research published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine more

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A £4m trial will establish whether routinely treating stoke patients with paracetamol and antibiotics could save up to 25,000 lives each year. more

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£16 million has been awarded to university-led projects for the development of molecular pathology tests that help deliver stratified medicine. more

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A new study led by the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the Universities of Warwick, Sheffield and Liverpool, has revealed that treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight. more

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Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre at the University of Edinburgh are saying that prolonged use of paracetamol during pregnancy may reduce testosterone production in unborn boys. more

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Shetland ponies’ immune response to insect bites is helping scientists understand how people could be prevented from developing allergies. more

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The advances made in the pharma sector are well documented. Whether we are looking at drug development for stopping smoking or the latest cancer fighting formulations, the range of groundbreaking pharmaceutical products continues to increase. more

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An impressive £1.2 million has been invested by the University of Edinburgh in some of the world’s most advanced nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectroscopy instrumentation to further its acclaimed research in molecular science. more

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